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MAKATI CITY ORDINANCE NO. 2003-095 (November 18, 2003): AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE MAKATI CITY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CODE AND PROVIDING PENALTY FOR VIOLATION THEREOF, SUBJECT TO ALL LAWS AND EXISTING LEGAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Ordinance, among others, requires all food chains, restaurants, supermarkets, eateries and other similar establishments within the City of Makati, to dispose within a period of nine years all of their stocks of plastics, styrofoam and the like that are used as food and product packages and to replace these with environmental-friendly materials such as paper plates, paper bags, paper cups, paper board-food packs and other similar biodegradable materials. The nine-year grace period to comply with the use of environment-friendly materials ended on June 20, 2013.

Compliance with the Ordinance shall be a pre-requisite for the issuance or renewal of business permit for commercial and industrial establishments.

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